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Royal Botanic Garden unveils amazing book collection

ONE of Scotland’s most famous gardens has lifted the lid on its amazing collection of 4,000 rare books. The collection at the Royal Botanic Garden...

World’s smelliest plant to flower in Edinburgh

  THE world's smelliest plant is set to flower in Auld Reekie. The Amorphophallus titanum (titan arum), said to smell like rotting fish, is one of the...

Scots in bid to boost Iraqi wildlife conservation

SCOTS will be at the head of a major £300,000 project which aims to conserve plants and animals in war-torn Iraq. Focusing on the mountainous...

Not fare: Toddler group forced off bus for being just 70p short

By Kirsty Topping   A SCROOGE bus driver threw a group of nursery children off a bus taking them on a school trip for being just...

Summer over as autumn hits August

By Niamh Anderson SCOTLAND is experiencing the earliest autumn in living memory as swathes of yellow and amber appear in the trees. Experts said that in...

“Corpse” flower fails to bloom

STAFF at Edinburgh's world-famous Royal Botanic Garden are red-faced after the horticultural event of the decade fell flat. The institution has been waiting eight years...

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